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Nearly 2.0 billion shares and $26 billion traded Friday in CNBC's Million Dollar Portfolio Challenge. Here are the bets being made today...
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
Nearly 1.9 billion shares and $33 billion traded yesterday in CNBC's Million Dollar Portfolio Challenge. Here are the bets being made today...
Most business news this week took a back seat to oil's relentless climb, but there were still some notable moments. And CNBC guests had plenty of stocks to recommend for worried investors.
Fear-inducing oil prices have heated up the world's demand for coal -- an abundant resource in the U.S. Jeremy Sussman, domestic coal analyst at Natixis Bleichroeder, tells the best global coal plays.
Unlike most American consumers, whose failure to save has exasperated economists for years, the typical American corporation has increased its savings so sharply that it probably has enough cash on hand to completely pay off its debts.
With oil prices touching $100 a barrel again and the ongoing drive to develop affordable alternative fuels, coal has reemerged as a major opportunity area in the energy sector. Here are some companies that are reaping the benefits.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.
Standard and Poor's has just released the results of its twice-a-year stock screen, designed to find Warren Buffett-style stocks. The new list features several tech stocks, including Apple, as well as a number of names from Europe and Asia. But some key Buffett criteria aren't taken into account by the screen.
Paychex, a payroll service company, said on Wednesday that quarterly earnings rose 12 percent, helped by higher revenue from its payroll and human resources services.
Actor Willie Garson comes back (as we thought-see below) to take champion poker player Chris Moneymaker out of the lead for the second time. Stephen Collins also passes Chris to take second place on Chris's big loss on CMGI. Not too good of a day for most--as all of our celebs were down Wednesday, except for Ernie Hudson who gained almost $35,000 mostly on his sale of Electro Scientific, moving himself out of last place.
Good morning all. Parker Robinson and James Kraber remain in the top two positions, with James holding the 2nd and 4th positions, and remember Deborah Taft? She made a strong move back into third place. Parker's portfolio value stands at $2,796,103.27, up $3,000 from Monday on bonus bucks.
Our celeb stock players seem to be getting the hang of "making money." All but two of them saw gains Monday (even Johnny Bench!). Ernie Hudson had the biggest "up" percentage--gaining 1.01% or just a little over $10k. Only Chris Gardner, down a minisucle 0.01% or $80.00 and Wille Garson, down a bigger .058% or $5,600, came out on the losing end.
Actor Stephen Collins may have to have a trading floor of his own pretty soon. Just get a look below at the buys and sells he made Thursday for "Trading With The Stars." He sure likes to diversify and expand his portfolio. Jonathan Tucker and Chris Moneymaker keep their spots at 2 and 3. There was some movement in the standings as Judy Gold moved up to 4th from 5th--while Ernie Hudson fell from the 4th spot all the way down to 8th.
Here's what's happening in "Trading With The Stars." Our most active celebs lost the most money, and in some cases--fell lower in the standings as of the close on Wednesday. The biggest upward movement was seen by celebs who made no transactions or very few. Stephen Collins is still on top, followed by Jonathan Tucker. Johnny Bench moved out of last (good for Johnny--maybe he'll stay out of there for a while!)
The Rochester, N.Y.-based company said profit in its fiscal third quarter ended Feb. 28 rose to $126.6 million, or 33 cents a share, from $114.5 million, or 30 cents a share, a year earlier.
Paychex said on Wednesday that quarterly earnings rose, as an increasing client base helped the company beat analyst expectations.
On Wednesday the Fast Money traders were squarely focused on 3 key developments that may signal serious challenges lie ahead for the stocks.